It takes place in London, although his family request that the service remain strictly private...

The private funeral of T-REX percussionist MICKEY FINN is to be held in LONDON on February 5.

Details of the funeral, to take place at All Saints Church, Upper Norwood, SE19 at 12 noon, were announced on Mickey’s website, www.t-rex.co.uk.

His family have requested that the service at the church, and later at Beckenham Crematorium, be kept strictly private, and have requested that fans and friends respect their wishes.

Floral tributes can be sent to Rowland Brothers, White Horse Road, West Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2HR on Tuesday, February 4, no later than 3pm.

A wake, giving fans and friends an opportunity to celebrate Mickey’s life, is to be held later in the afternoon, at a venue to be confirmed.